Sarah is another wonderful role model for young women considering a career in STEM. Highlighting the fundamentals of connection, collaboration and communication is a great message for us all as we strive to build quality STEM programs for our students.
My journey in STEM
I grew up in a rural part of North Queensland, Australia. My Dad was a Teaching Principal, so I lived in a school house at the school for 21 years of my life. I was one of those kids who was very interested in always questioning things and finding out about the wonders of nature. Being in a rural area it was a struggle to connect with opportunities to grow my interest in science but I had a wonderful science teacher who inspired my interests as much as he could. I loved science at high school and studied as many subjects as I could, to learn as much as possible about the world around me. I managed to follow my passion and study a science degree (Bachelor of Science). There were many of my female friends however who were interested in science but did not pursue…
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